Erect to prostrate, branched. Leaves fleshy, egg- to spoon-shaped, with petioles wide or sessile, edges wavy to toothed or entire. Flowers in elongating cluster at stem tops; petals pale purplish pink or lavender to white, or sometimes without petals. Seedpods in 2 segments, the lower segment without lobes or horns. Grows on sandy edges of ocean beaches. Young leaves are edible, tangy and tasty.
- Rarity: Common
- Flowering Time: All Summer-Autumn
- Life Cycle: Annual, Biennial, Perennial
- Height: 6--18 inches
- Habitat: Coastal
- Found In: Olympic NP
- Native: Yes